In Conversation – 2014/15 Season Preview

It’s finally time for the football to do the talking with the 2014/15 season only 24 hours away. With the return of Measured Progress’ ‘In Conversation’ feature, John Kane and Chris Walker discuss a summer of upheaval at Bloomfield Road and what it may mean for Blackpool’s Championship prospects in the forthcoming campaign…

Oystons vs. Belokon – Blackpool's Boardroom Battle

As if the all the upheaval of the playing squad this summer wasn’t enough, with new manager José Riga struggling to build a squad to prepare for a challenging Championship season, the boat has been rocked further at Bloomfield Road with unrest between the club’s directors. It’s a storm that has been brewing for quite some time, but has intensified in the course of the past few days.

Why the season ticket deadline should be extended

Saturday 21st June sees the deadline for the early bird season ticket pricing come and go. At £195.30 for an adult ticket for Championship football, it seems like an absolute steal. However, despite the rock bottom prices, sales are reportedly sluggish at best. With only around 4,000 season tickets sold at the time of writing, the club currently look like losing a large percentage of the 10,000+ season ticket holders from the past few seasons.

In Pictures – Wigan Athletic away

It was intended that a photo collage from away games would be a regular feature this season, but sadly did not make it past the first installment on the opening day at Doncaster. To bookmark the season, the feature returns for the final away trip to Wigan.

Blackpool 0-1 Burnley – Four Thoughts

The ongoing chaos at Bloomfield Road continued as Blackpool were defeated 1-0 by local rivals Burnley. The win ensured the visitors took a big step towards the Premier League, while the hosts were left staring down the barrel of League One. Here are my thoughts on the match…

Seven steps to preventing an exodus

With just five games of the season remaining, relegation to League One is becoming an ever more distinct possibility. Regardless of the eventual outcome this season however, the club is facing a difficult task in retaining supporters with the likelihood being a sharp drop off in season ticket sales. No information has yet been released by the club relating to pricing or deadlines, but here are a few suggestions the club might wish to consider to avoid losing a significant number of fans…